Big Bully Busick

American professional wrestler, powerlifter

Nick Conrad Busick (June 1, 1954 – May 8, 2018) was an American professional wrestler and police officer. He was better known by his ring name Big Bully Busick. He was best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1991, where he played a bully from the 1920s with a "turtleneck, bowler hat and king-sized cigar".[2]

Big Bully Busick
Birth nameNick Conrad Busick
Born(1954-06-01)June 1, 1954
Steubenville, Ohio, U.S.
DiedMay 8, 2018(2018-05-08) (aged 63)
Weirton, West Virginia, U.S.
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Big Bully Busick
Comrade Busick[1]
Nick Busick
Powerhouse Busick
Billed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Billed from"Pittsburgh by way of Steubenville, Ohio"
Weirton, West Virginia
"Powerhouse Hill"
Trained byMike Padiousis

Busick was also known for his appearances with Georgia All-Star Wrestling (GAF) and the Global Wrestling Federation (GWF).[2]

In November 2012, the WWE listed Busick as having the best mustache in the Top 10 mustaches in WWE history.[3]

Busick died of spinal cancer on May 8, 2018, in Weirton, West Virginia, where he was receiving hospice care at the age of 63.[4][5]


  1. "Big Bully Busick". Cagematch. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Linder, Zach & Melok, Bobby. "What a maneuver! 15 moves that really exist". WWE. Archived from the original on August 14, 2013. Retrieved August 14, 2013.
  3. Melok, Bobby (November 8, 2012). "Kaitlyn's top 10 Superstar mustaches". WWE. Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  4. "News". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. May 8, 2018. Archived from the original on May 8, 2018. Retrieved May 8, 2018. We're sorry to report the passing of "Bully" Nick Busick, who was diagnosed with spinal fluid cancer a couple of weeks ago, and died in hospice care at home in Weirton, West Virginia.
  5. Rose, Bryan (May 8, 2018). "Nick "Big Bully" Busick passes away at 63". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved May 9, 2018.

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